I'm all for 16 pre and 4 post slots!
It would be very beneficial in the case of EDM production!
In some sub-genres of EDM the only way to be market competitive is to produce a master directly from the mix.
Attempting to have a mix mastered after mixdown actually ruins things.
As EDM has become the dominant music (about est.60% of total music revenue these days)
It would be a smart move for Steinberg to plan for the next version to have increased slots.
I do think 16 pre and 4 post would satisfy over 98% of the usage scenarios.
Since the tag line in "the producer's choice", it would be a good idea to provide a product that satisfied the needs of the majority of producers.
While I'm at it...
A vocal dub ADR and alignment tool like VocalAlign or Revoice (even that technology licensed) would be great too!
You'd think with VST licensing as a bargaining chip Steinberg could negotiate some better deals or discounts with 3rd party mfgs. for its users!
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